[ foh-nuh-tahy-pee ]
/ ˈfoʊ nəˌtaɪ pi /
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noun, plural pho·no·typ·ies.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM phonotypypho·no·typ·ist, pho·no·typ·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for phonotypy
Phonotypy is a method of representing each of the elementary sounds by a distinct printed character or letter.Orthography|Elmer W. Cavins
Phonotyp′ic, -al, of or belonging to a phonotype, or to phonotypy.
British Dictionary definitions for phonotypy
/ (ˈfəʊnəˌtaɪpɪ) /
the transcription of speech into phonetic symbols
Derived forms of phonotypyphonotypist or phonotyper, noun
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